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Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

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Lovely walk!!

We had a lovely 2 hour walk around Loch Kinord this afternoon with our 2 westies! Most of the path... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wooler, United Kingdom
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Great place for a peaceful walk with our dog.

Great place to get away from it all and say hello to other like minded walkers. Just enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ivor J
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Dinnet, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely 2 hour walk around Loch Kinord this afternoon with our 2 westies! Most of the path is very easy, but some rocks and tree roots, and short slopes in parts towards the end!! Beautiful views along the way, will definitely come...More

Thank witchypops
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get away from it all and say hello to other like minded walkers. Just enjoy the location. Stunning views and tranquil.

Thank Ivor J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took one of the walks around the reserve. Definitely beautiful, especially after visiting the cave. Lots of uneven paths so may not be suitable for pushchairs etc but it’s definitely a must.

Thank Holly F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk with lots of wild life to see. Suitable for all ages as the path is good and even. Drinking water available at the side of the visitors centre too which is handy

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Great walk, shame people have littered though. It can get a little windy, people have also made a m as by having fires around the lake. I would go again, it’s about 3.5moles walk

Thank dumbdayo
Reviewed 3 June 2018

great scenery, and clean walking trails. There are pretty views around every corner. This area seems remote, but is really quite close to a lot of activities

Thank OhiobasedChris
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Went here today for a walk around Loch Kinord and really enjoyed it. Lucky to have the weather on our side which made it even better. Saw greylag geese and other bird species so well worth a visit for bird watchers. Free car parking at...More

2  Thank PortPie
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Busy small car park. No parking charges which was unusual!! Small information office but pretty sparse exhibition and no tearoôm. There are public toilets. The circular route took about 2hrs 30mins at a steady walking pace, 4 miles approx. Nice scenery, views over loch, easy...More

1  Thank clive g
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Stayed over night and enjoyed the many different walking tours you can do. Loved the solitude and atmosphere.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Not only does the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve offer spectacular views of nature and splendid trails to explore, but it is set within an historic region with crannogs, Pictish stones, and Iron Age remains within and nearby. It is a great place to...More

1  Thank Nick G
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Celina S
1 October 2017|
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Response from Jonathan W | Reviewed this property |
If you are able to walk well in uneven conditions you should be able to complete the longest walk around the loch. However, if a gentler walk is required, I suggest the Boardwalk, where the ground is more even. Either way... More